AskDefine | Define meetinghouse

Dictionary Definition

meetinghouse n : a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers) [syn: conventicle]

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English

Etymology

meeting + house

Noun

  1. A building where people meet for a purpose.
  2. The Quaker term for their buildings where their congregations assemble for worship.

Extensive Definition

other Meeting house Meetinghouse is a computer security company based in the United States. It was acquired by Cisco Systems on July 6, 2006.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

amphitheater, arena, assembly hall, auditorium, basilica, bethel, cathedral, cathedral church, chapel, church, church house, concert hall, conventicle, convention hall, dance hall, duomo, exhibition hall, gallery, hall, house of God, house of prayer, house of worship, kirk, lecture hall, minor basilica, mission, music hall, opera house, patriarchal basilica, place of worship, stadium, theater
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